Adobe Photoshop Elements

Adobe(R) Photoshop Elements 5.0
Adobe Photoshop Elements software combines power and simplicity so you can make your photos look their best; show them off in creative, entertaining ways; and easily find and view all your photos and video clips.
Edit and enhance
  • NEW Get rich black-and-white conversions.
  • NEW Fine-tune color, brightness, and contrast with new color curves adjustments.
  • Instantly fix photo flaws or use advanced tools for more control.
  • Edit the raw image files from your digital camera for the highest quality results.
  • Stylize your photos with hundreds of effects, and create fun photo composites.
Create and share
  • NEW Put your photos in fun, flexible layouts that you can customize to get the look you envision.
  • NEW Create dynamic slide shows, Flipbooks, CD and DVD covers and labels, and more.
  • NEW Use Flash(R) technology to create interactive galleries for the web.
Find and view
  • See all of your photos in one convenient place, and find photos using visual tags and a variety of viewing options.
  • Quickly find and view all previously saved versions of a photo with Version Sets.
  • Easily archive photos for safekeeping, either on CD or DVD.

Application Details:

Version: 5.0
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.38

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Setup.exe in installation CD's "/Adobe Photoshop Elements" folder appears to successfully install PSE 5.0.

What does not


Setup.exe in root of installation CD does not work:

  • complains about malformed [MCI] section in System.ini, then draws an empty window.
  • due to the empty window, unable to click on any setup options.


Post-installation launching of main program uses desktop launcher with following commandline:

  • env WINEPREFIX="/home/USER/.wine" wine "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 5.0\Photoshop Elements 5.0.exe"
Error dialog appears with:
  • Title: Adobe Photoshop Elements
  • Message: Unable to continue because of a hardware or system error. Sorry, but this error is unrecoverable.
  • Button: [Quit]
Running from Terminal shows various errors, such as:
  • fixme:wave:ALSA_AddCaptureDevice Add support for DSCapture
  • fixme:wintab32:WTInfoW (0, 0, (nil)): stub
  • fixme:actctx:parse_depend_manifests Could not find dependent assembly L"Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls"
  • USER@HOST:~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Adobe/Photoshop Elements 5.0$ err:shell:HCR_GetFolderAttributes HCR_GetFolderAttributes should be called for simple PIDL's only!
  • err:shell:HCR_GetFolderAttributes HCR_GetFolderAttributes should be called for simple PIDL's only!
  • ...
  • err:x11drv:X11DRV_CreateWindow invalid window width -5
  • err:x11drv:X11DRV_CreateWindow invalid window height -18
  • err:shell:HCR_GetFolderAttributes HCR_GetFolderAttributes should be called for simple PIDL's only!
  • ...
  • fixme:system:SystemParametersInfoW Unimplemented action: 8202 (SPI_GETFONTSMOOTHINGTYPE)
  • err:shell:HCR_GetFolderAttributes HCR_GetFolderAttributes should be called for simple PIDL's only!
  • ...
  • fixme:advapi:RegisterEventSourceW ((null),L"AdobePlatform"): stub
  • fixme:ntdll:NtCreateIoCompletion (0x34e594, 1f0003, (nil), 1)
  • fixme:advapi:DeregisterEventSource (0xcafe4242) stub


What was not tested

Unable to access core program to test general functionality.

Hardware tested


  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 10 20101.1.38Yes Yes NoBronzeLulu Grass 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Jun 14 20081.0-rc4Yes Yes NoBronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 29 20080.9.59.Yes Yes NoSilveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 16 20080.9.58.Yes Yes NoBronzean anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 7.04 "Feisty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 16 20070.9.43.Yes No NoGarbageAnthony 

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